There has been a lot of rain in the form of rain. Combined with the earlier snowfall and colder ground, there is a high risk of very slippery roads and storm water in the southern, eastern and western parts of Norway.
– We encourage you to get out of the car. If you still have to drive, check weather and traffic reports before you travel and drive according to the conditions.
This is the state of the mountain passes in southern Norway:
- E134 Hawkeli: Column
- Fv 50 Hol-Aurland: Closed
- Rv 7 Hardangervidda: Closed
- Rv 15 Strynefjellet: Closed
- Rv 52 Hemsedalsfjellet: Closed
- Fv 53 Tyin-Ardal: Closed
- Fv 27 Venabygdsfjellet: Closed
- Rv 13 Vikafjellet: Closed
- E6 Dovrefgel: Open
On that day State Highway Authority You can track all mountain passes.
Accident at many places
Flooding and flooding have occurred in many places and there is a great risk of avalanches in the steep terrain.
– A red warning for avalanches is in place for large parts of western Norway, southern parts of central Norway, northwestern Aktor and northern Telemark.
Several roads are closed and there is a risk of more road closures at short notice, the Swedish Road Administration said.
The E18 between Lillesand and Grimstad is closed in both directions due to very slippery road surfaces. There is a detour via the old E18, police write.
There have been many accidents on the road.
– The road will be closed due to driving conditions until further notice.
The contractor is engaged in preparing the road for traffic.
Fædrelandsvennen writes that there were four traffic accidents in Aktor on Tuesday morning.
– It's glassy-smooth even though it's black asphalt, so people should take it very easy in the morning. At some places the cold air has frozen the ground, making it look very slippery, says Avind Formo, Operations Manager, Akhtar Police District. to the newspaper.
Problem with public transport
Public transport operates normally in Oslo and Akershus, but with some deviations.
On Tuesday, the router plans for normal operations, but several operators are reporting damage to some buses as a result of Monday's conditions.
– This leads to a shortage of buses this morning, and some departures will be cancelled. In addition, it is still slippery in some places, which affects the access of some buses and leads to partial cancellations and delays in some bus departures, says Ruter's communications manager Kathryn Myhren-Haugen, NTB reports.
About 30 buses will leave on Tuesday morning. The subway and tram will operate as normal
Bane Nor has closed rail traffic between Stange and Eidsvoll. There were reportedly problems with the power supply between Espa and Tangen, which led to the shutdown.
Bane Nor's press officer, Øystein Stavdal Paulsen, says they have people on their way to keep a close eye on the problem.
– It's hard to say when it will start again because we don't know what it is.
Bergensbanen reopened to normal traffic on Tuesday morning. Trains between Oslo and Bergen have not been running since Sunday due to the risk of landslides.
– Traffic is moving again, but you should still expect delays, Ban Nor writes on its website.
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